[rescue] FW: WTT: 1.5G of PC2700 for 1G of PC100

Jochen Kunz jkunz at unixag-kl.fh-kl.de
Wed May 7 15:03:20 CDT 2008

On Wed, 07 May 2008 15:16:26 -0400
Sridhar Ayengar <ploopster at gmail.com> wrote:

> But then LFS doesn't have metadata journaling, does it? 
LFS doesn't have journaling at all. It can't have journaling because it
is not a journaling FS, it is log structured. (Like NetApps WAFL or
ZFS. Yes, AFAIK ZFS is log structured, not journaled.) Due to the
inherent way LFS works you get the same effect as on a data +
metadata journaling FS: Either the last write succeded and you get the latest data + metadata. Or the last write didn't complete and you get the previous data + metadata.

> And is LFS (as of 4.0) now ready for prime-time?
Well. To be onest. If I had important data on LFS I would ensure to
have a good backup... All I can say is: I tried it at some occasions on
sparc64 and it worked well for me.


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